Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act

South Central Family Health Center & Affiliates

 

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

 

South Central Family Health Center (SCFHC) complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  SCFHC protects confidential health care information, known as “Protected Health Information” (PHI).  Below is a summary of your privacy rights under HIPAA.  SCFHC legal duties and privacy practices regarding your PHI are also included in this Summary Notice.

 

Summary of Your Privacy Rights

 

South Central Family Health Center may use and give your health information to:

 

  • Treat you

  • Get paid

  • Operate health care services

 

South Central Family Health Center may use and give your health information for:

 

  • Law enforcement requests

  • Judicial and administrative proceedings related to legal actions

  • Healthcare fraud and abuse detection or compliance with the law

  • Use by another healthcare provider treating you

  • Government health oversight activities

  • Reports required by law related to births, deaths or diseases

  • Reports required by law related to neglect and abuse, or domestic violence

  • Notifying a party about exposure to a possible communicable disease

  • Use by another healthcare provider for payment to that provider

  • Military, national defense and security or other governmental functions

  • Workers’ compensation purposes and in compliance with related laws

  • Averting a serious threat to public health and safety

 

You have the right to:

 

  • Inspect or get a copy of your medical record

  • Change information on your medical record if you think it is incorrect

  • Get a list of persons whom SCFHC shared your PHI

  • Ask SCFHC to limit the information it shares

  • Ask for a copy of your privacy notice

  • Write a letter of complaint to South Central Family Health Center or the federal government

 

If you have any questions or if you wish to file a complaint, or exercise any rights listed in this Summary or the complete Notice, please contact one of SCFHC’s Privacy Officers at the telephone number listed below.

 

Jose Perez, M.D.                            Genevieve Filmardirossian
Chief Medical Officer                      Chief Operations Officer
(323) 908-4294                               (323) 908-4246

 

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